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Singing Story at Bramblebrook Community Centre

11:30am - 1:30pm

Bramblebrook Community Centre, Stockbrook Street, Derby DE22 3WH

Suitable for 0-5 year olds and their families. This event is FREE! Limited to 15 families.

FREE fun music session based on exciting books for children 0-5 years and their families from Derby. We read, have fun craft activities and sing songs with instruments. Lunch provided supported by Subway and would love for our participants to bring a dish as well. 


The Moscow State Circus at Bass' Rec

5pm and 7.45pm

Bass's Recreation Ground, DE1 2PB

Suitable for all. Tickets: From £8-£36

The world’s most famous circus will bring it’s latest & greats production GOSTINITSA - a show that promises to have all the spectacle and nerve-tingling, edge of your seat thrills for the whole family.

More info: moscowstatecircus.com/about-the-show


Spring Bank Holiday Craft Market at Elvaston Castle

10am - 4pm

Elvaston Castle Courtyard, Borrowash Road, Elvaston, Derby DE72 3EP

Suitable for all. FREE entry!

Face painting, live entertainment, craft stalls.

More info: Facebook page


The Moscow State Circus at Bass' Rec

5pm and 7.45pm

Bass's Recreation Ground, DE1 2PB

Suitable for all. Tickets: £8-£36

The world’s most famous circus will bring it’s latest & greats production GOSTINITSA - a show that promises to have all the spectacle and nerve-tingling, edge of your seat thrills for the whole family.

More info: moscowstatecircus.com/about-the-show


The Moscow State Circus at Bass' Rec

2pm and 5pm 

Bass's Recreation Ground, DE1 2PB

Suitable for all. Tickets: £8-£36

The world’s most famous circus will bring it’s latest & greats production GOSTINITSA - a show that promises to have all the spectacle and nerve-tingling, edge of your seat thrills for the whole family.

More info: moscowstatecircus.com/about-the-show


Weekend Clubs and Classes

Check out the activities in our Weekend Club section! As always, we strongly recommend checking with the provider before your visit.

More info: www.derbydaysout.co.uk/weekend-clubs


​Free Lambing Open Day at Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire

10am till 3pm

Croots Farm Shop, Farnah House Farm, Wirksworth Road, Duffield, Derbyshire, DE56 4AQ

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

Pop into the lambing sheds and see some of the scores of lambs that have been born at Farnah House Farm this season. It's a chance for visitors to pet the lambs and also meet Leon the Shire horse foal who was born in February.

More info: www.croots.co.uk


​Midlands Model Rail Show - French Railways Society

10am - 4.45pm

The Aston Court Hotel, Midland Road, Derby, DE1 2SL

Suitable for all. Cost - £3.50 adults, children FREE!

The event will be a mixture of model railway layouts in various scales, sales and display stands plus a programme of talks and presentations including guest speaker the author and broadcaster Andrew Martin.

More info: www.frenchrailwayssociety.org


Community Day at University of Derby

11am - 4pm

University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby DE22 1GB

Suitable for families. This event is FREE!

Come and have a fantastic themed day out at our community fun day (previously family fun day). Full of animal kingdom themed activities for all the family to enjoy including sports, trampolining, inflatable obstacle courses petting zoo and much more!

More info: www.derby.ac.uk/events


The Moscow State Circus at Bass' Rec LAST DAY!

2pm and 5pm

Bass's Recreation Ground, DE1 2PB

Suitable for all. Tickets: £8-£36

The world’s most famous circus will bring it’s latest & greats production GOSTINITSA - a show that promises to have all the spectacle and nerve-tingling, edge of your seat thrills for the whole family.

More info: moscowstatecircus.com/about-the-show


Bump to Five Show 2018 - Derby Days Out Event

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Bump to Five Show 2018

10am - 2pm

Riverside centre, Riverside Road, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8HY

Suitable for all. FREE ENTRY *Free tickets are for pre-registered guests only. Entry on the door is...

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Science Discovery Fun Day at Rosliston Forestry Centre

10.30am - 4pm

Rosliston Forestry Centre, Burton Road, Rosliston, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 8JX

Suitable for all. Event free (may be small charge for some activities)

Join us for fun with science – have a go at simple experiments with the Environmental Education team, Rolls-Royce plc and the Astronomy Group. 

More info: www.roslistonforestrycentre.co.uk


Derby County v Barnsley

Kick off at 12:30pm

Pride Park Stadium, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8XL

Suitable for all. Ticket prices vary - use link below for more details

Watch the Mighty Rams in action live at Pride Park Stadium.

More info: www.dcfc.co.uk


​Mum2mum Market- Chesterfield

2pm-4pm

Tupton Village Hall, Green Lane, New Tupton, Chesterfield, S42 6XW

Suitable for all. Price £2 (children free)

As seen on Dragon's Den, Mum2mum Market is coming to Chesterfield!

Website: www.mum2mummarket.co.uk


WrightStart Pre-17 Driving Experience

Time slots available from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, close to Aldi Supermarket. (It is signposted.)

Suitable for ages 2-17 years old. The cost is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 years. USE CODE DDO20 FOR 20% OFF

On experience days, using an off-road venue in Derby, our fully-insured instructors
 provide driving experiences for anyone aged 2-17. Older drivers operate all
 of the car’s controls. All drivers create lasting memories.

More info and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk/pre-17-driving-experience


Animal Unit 'Spring Theme' Open Day and Plant Fest/Gardens Open Day at Broomfield Hall

10am - 4pm

Broomfield Hall, Morley, Derby DE7 6DN

Suitable for all. Entry costs: £3 per adult and £1 per child

Activities for the kids. Meet the animals including feeding and handling.  

More info: www.derby-college.ac.uk


Pedal In The Peaks 2018

9.30am - 3.00pm

Carsington Water

Suitable for ages 14 and over Cost: £12

Starting and finishing at Carsington Reservoir this 35 mile bike ride takes you through the truly spectacular peak district in the summer time. As you cycle along parts of both the High Peak Trail and the Tissington Trail you will enjoy the Derbyshire Dales at their best.

With 25 miles of traffic free riding and 10 miles on country roads this bike ride caters for all cyclists.

More info: www.derbyhospitalscharity.org.uk


WrightStart Pre-17 Driving Experience

Time slots available from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, close to Aldi Supermarket. (It is signposted.)

Suitable for ages 2-17 years old. The cost is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 years. USE CODE DDO20 FOR 20% OFF

On experience days, using an off-road venue in Derby, our fully-insured instructors
 provide driving experiences for anyone aged 2-17. Older drivers operate all
 of the car’s controls. All drivers create lasting memories.

More info and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk/pre-17-driving-experience


Young Farmers at Chatsworth

1.30pm - 5.30pm

Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1PP

Suitable for children aged 6 to 11 years; children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: £15 per adult, £25 per child

Join our farmyard team to help with their daily jobs. This is a chance for hands-on involvement in caring for the Chatsworth farmyard animals.

More info: www.chatsworth.org/events


​Derby Book Festival

From 1st - 9th June 2018

Various city centre locations

Suitable For All Ages. Price: Various

Join us for our fourth book filled Festival with internationally acclaimed writers, poets, historians, politicians, illustrators, storytellers and musicians. We’ll have everything from the children’s book trail, Harry Potter themed events, storytelling and crafts to author talks, discussions, live performances, films, Masterclasses for budding writers and the annual Book Quiz - as well as celebrating all that is great about Derby. From The Archers to art, cooking to cycling, mermaids to music ... with over 80 events, there’s something for everyone!

More info: www.derbybookfestival.co.uk


90's Music Night at Bramblebrook Community Centre

6.30pm - 11pm

Bramblebrook Community Centre, Stockbrook Street, Derby DE22 3WH

Suitable for all. Families welcome but children must be supervised at all times.

Great 90's music all night, fancy dress competition, bar and cafe open.

More info: facebook event page


Ey Up Mi Duck Race 2018 by Sight Support Derbyshire

11am - 3pm

Riverlights, Derby River Gardens, Derby DE1 2AY

Suitable for all.  FREE ENTRY!

Probably the most colourful duck race in the region returns to Derby to raise money for Sight Support Derbyshire! Enjoy stalls, refreshments and more at our family fun day, and buy a ticket to sponsor a little duck to be in with the chance of winning £250 cash!

More info: www.facebook.com/events


Summer Craft Roadshow at Derby Market Place

10am - 4pm

Elvaston Castle Courtyard, Borrowash Road, Elvaston, Derby DE72 3EP

Suitable for all. FREE entry!

Out of the Box presents live entertainment, craft stalls, retro ice cream, traditional fish and chips, critters.

More info: Facebook page


Craft Market and BBQ at Malt Shovel, Spondon

10.30am - 5pm

The Malt Shovel, Spondon, Derby DE21 7

Suitable for all. FREE entry!

Out of the Box presents; craft stalls, raffle, BBQ, outside bar, live music, child friendly. 

More info: Facebook page


Family Extravaganza at Elvaston Castle Showground

11am - 8pm

Elvaston Castle Showground, Borrowash Road, Elvaston, Derby DE72 3EP

Suitable for families. Entry is FREE!

A fantastic day out for everyone with so much to do. Live music, family fairground, classic cars, vintage plane fly past, arena events, stalls galore, antiques valuations, food and drink, displays.

More info: facebook page 


Woodside Festival at Shipley

The festival opens at 12pm The headline act will finish at approximately 9pm

Woodside Farm, Pit Lane, Shipley, DE75 7JL

Suitable for all. Tickets: £15 adult | child £5 | young person £10 | family £36 

The musical line up is diverse, local and innovative. This is a family event and there will be something for everyone. Food at Woodside festival caters for everyone. There will also be lots of activities happening all day.

For sales and info contact Derbyshire Wildlife Trust on 01773 88188 or visit www.woodsidefestival.com


​Broomfield Hall Open Day

10am-4pm

Broomfield Hall, Morley, Derby DE7 6DN

Suitable for all the family. Cost: £5 per car. £2 for adults on Foot and £1 for Children on foot (under 16 year old)

Come to the Broomfield Open Day where we have the whole campus open for you to enjoy the following in this great value for money family friendly event:

More info: www.derby-college.ac.uk/events


WrightStart Pre-17 Driving Experience

Time slots available from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, close to Aldi Supermarket. (It is signposted.)

Suitable for ages 2-17 years old. The cost is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 years. USE CODE DDO20 FOR 20% OFF

On experience days, using an off-road venue in Derby, our fully-insured instructors
 provide driving experiences for anyone aged 2-17. Older drivers operate all
 of the car’s controls. All drivers create lasting memories.

More info and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk/pre-17-driving-experience


WrightStart Pre-17 Driving Experience

Time slots available from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, close to Aldi Supermarket. (It is signposted.)

Suitable for ages 2-17 years old. The cost is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 years. USE CODE DDO20 FOR 20% OFF

On experience days, using an off-road venue in Derby, our fully-insured instructors
 provide driving experiences for anyone aged 2-17. Older drivers operate all
 of the car’s controls. All drivers create lasting memories.

More info and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk/pre-17-driving-experience


Rainbows Bubble Rush Derby

9am - 1.30pm

Markeaton Park, Derby DE22 3BG

Suitable for all. Cost: Adults 16 and over - £25.00 | Children (4 - 15) - £7.50 | Under 3's FREE but need registering

The Bubble Rush is not your average 5k fun run. At every kilometre point there’ll be a bubble station where one of our high-powered foam cannons will be blowing out 30 cubic metres a minute of frothy colourful bubbles to make a 4ft bubble wall!

More info:  www.rainbows.co.uk/events


Free Bramblebrook Family Fun Day

12pm - 4pm

Bramblebrook Community Centre, Stockbrook Street, Derby DE22 3WH

Suitable for all. This event is FREE!

Free family fun day with activities, stalls and organisations. Food will be available. Great things for children to do.

More info: facebook event page


Free Family Fun Day at Sunnyhill Community Centre

12 noon - 4pm

Caxton Park, Coleridge Street, Derby DE23 8AF

Suitable for families. This event is FREE!

Bouncy castles, climbing wall, face painting, wrestling and more. Food and drink on sale. 

More info: www.facebook.com


WrightStart Pre-17 Driving Experience

Time slots available from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, close to Aldi Supermarket. (It is signposted.)

Suitable for ages 2-17 years old. The cost is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 years. USE CODE DDO20 FOR 20% OFF

On experience days, using an off-road venue in Derby, our fully-insured instructors
 provide driving experiences for anyone aged 2-17. Older drivers operate all
 of the car’s controls. All drivers create lasting memories.

More info and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk/pre-17-driving-experience


WrightStart Pre-17 Driving Experience

Time slots available from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, close to Aldi Supermarket. (It is signposted.)

Suitable for ages 2-17 years old. The cost is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 years. USE CODE DDO20 FOR 20% OFF

On experience days, using an off-road venue in Derby, our fully-insured instructors
 provide driving experiences for anyone aged 2-17. Older drivers operate all
 of the car’s controls. All drivers create lasting memories.

More info and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk/pre-17-driving-experience


Young Farmers at Chatsworth

1.30pm - 5.30pm

Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1PP

Suitable for children aged 6 to 11 years; children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: £15 per adult, £25 per child

Join our farmyard team to help with their daily jobs. This is a chance for hands-on involvement in caring for the Chatsworth farmyard animals.

More info: www.chatsworth.org/events


Young Farmers at Chatsworth

1.30pm - 5.30pm

Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1PP

Suitable for children aged 6 to 11 years; children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: £15 per adult, £25 per child

Join our farmyard team to help with their daily jobs. This is a chance for hands-on involvement in caring for the Chatsworth farmyard animals.

More info: www.chatsworth.org/events


Young Farmers at Chatsworth

1.30pm - 5.30pm

Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1PP

Suitable for children aged 6 to 11 years; children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: £15 per adult, £25 per child

Join our farmyard team to help with their daily jobs. This is a chance for hands-on involvement in caring for the Chatsworth farmyard animals.

More info: www.chatsworth.org/events


WrightStart Pre-17 Driving Experience

Time slots available from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, close to Aldi Supermarket. (It is signposted.)

Suitable for ages 2-17 years old. The cost is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 years. USE CODE DDO20 FOR 20% OFF

On experience days, using an off-road venue in Derby, our fully-insured instructors
 provide driving experiences for anyone aged 2-17. Older drivers operate all
 of the car’s controls. All drivers create lasting memories.

More info and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk/pre-17-driving-experience


WrightStart Pre-17 Driving Experience

Time slots available from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, close to Aldi Supermarket. (It is signposted.)

Suitable for ages 2-17 years old. The cost is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 years. USE CODE DDO20 FOR 20% OFF

On experience days, using an off-road venue in Derby, our fully-insured instructors
 provide driving experiences for anyone aged 2-17. Older drivers operate all
 of the car’s controls. All drivers create lasting memories.

More info and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk/pre-17-driving-experience


Young Farmers at Chatsworth

1.30pm - 5.30pm

Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1PP

Suitable for children aged 6 to 11 years; children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: £15 per adult, £25 per child

Join our farmyard team to help with their daily jobs. This is a chance for hands-on involvement in caring for the Chatsworth farmyard animals.

More info: www.chatsworth.org/events


The Hannells Darley Park Concert 2018

Gates open at 2pm 

Darley Park, Darley Park Road, Derby DE22 1EJ

Tickets: £7.50 - or from just £2.50 when you buy in advance. Buy Tickets

An evening of classical music and fireworks – don’t forget your picnic!

More info: www.derbylive.co.uk/whats-on


WrightStart Pre-17 Driving Experience

Time slots available from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, close to Aldi Supermarket. (It is signposted.)

Suitable for ages 2-17 years old. The cost is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 years. USE CODE DDO20 FOR 20% OFF

On experience days, using an off-road venue in Derby, our fully-insured instructors
 provide driving experiences for anyone aged 2-17. Older drivers operate all
 of the car’s controls. All drivers create lasting memories.

More info and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk/pre-17-driving-experience


WrightStart Pre-17 Driving Experience

Time slots available from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, close to Aldi Supermarket. (It is signposted.)

Suitable for ages 2-17 years old. The cost is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 years. USE CODE DDO20 FOR 20% OFF

On experience days, using an off-road venue in Derby, our fully-insured instructors
 provide driving experiences for anyone aged 2-17. Older drivers operate all
 of the car’s controls. All drivers create lasting memories.

More info and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk/pre-17-driving-experience


WrightStart Pre-17 Driving Experience

Time slots available from 9am - 4pm

Derby City Hospital Manor Carpark, close to Aldi Supermarket. (It is signposted.)

Suitable for ages 2-17 years old. The cost is £25 for 2-12 years and £35 for 13-17 years. USE CODE DDO20 FOR 20% OFF

On experience days, using an off-road venue in Derby, our fully-insured instructors
 provide driving experiences for anyone aged 2-17. Older drivers operate all
 of the car’s controls. All drivers create lasting memories.

More info and online booking: wrightstart.co.uk/pre-17-driving-experience


The Dinosaur Who Came for Christmas at The Guildhall Theatre

From 7th - 30th December 2018

Guildhall Theatre, Market Place, Derby DE24 3AS

Suitable for families. Tickets cost from £8.75-£12.25 each Buy Here

Join those festive funsters The Babbling Vagabonds, as they return with more seasonal shenanigans.

More info: www.derbylive.co.uk/whats-on


Jack and the Beanstalk Panto at Derby Arena

On from 8th December 2018 - 5th January 2019

Timings vary per performance

Derby Arena, Royal Way, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8JB

Suitable for all. Tickets cost from £11.50-£29.50

Running time: 2 hours 30 mins (approx)

Fee Fi Fo Fum, Derby Arena is in for some fun.

More info: www.derbylive.co.uk/whats-on


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